August 24, 2015

Under Armour is promoting the idea of training as a lifestyle across every touch-point of consumers’ lives.

August 13, 2015

Target Corp. is reaching out to fashionistas with a splashly — and digital-savvy — insert in the most important issue of the world’s most influential fashion magazine.

July 29, 2015

Activism, yoga classes and free repairs are all on the menu at Patagonia’s new outpost in Manhattan’s Soho neighborhood.

July 23, 2015

Target Corp. is decking the dorm with a new application aimed at students preparing to go back to college this fall. 

May 18, 2015

Footwear brand Candie’s Inc., which is exclusively sold through Kohl’s in the U.S., is reportedly focusing on Instagram as a key platform for its spring/summer marketing campaign.

April 28, 2015

When Target announced their collaboration with Lilly Pulitzer last fall, the response was mixed. Many couldn’t wait to get their hands on the Lilly for Target collection, while others felt the collaboration would hurt the Lilly Pulitzer brand. In the end, Target’s website crashed and the collection sold out within the first half-hour in all Target brick-and-mortar stores.

April 21, 2015

Target Corp. is responding to customers frustrated by their inability to buy items from the chain’s Lilly Pulitzer collection.

March 25, 2015

“You can’t get your nails done online, you can’t get dry cleaning done online and you can’t eat the Internet.” These are the dominant themes from retail clients (property owners) over the last few years. Today’s shopping center acquirers are looking for “necessity centers” with a stable rent roll. These centers consist of restaurants, nail salons and other destination retail that is not competing with e-commerce.

February 17, 2015

First the bad news: The chronic congestion tying the West Coast ports in knots is on track to cost U.S. retailers some $7 billion this year, and losses could total nearly $37 billion by the end of 2016.

January 29, 2015

Kohl’s Department Stores will be the exclusive department store retail partner for The Color Run, a national paint race event series.

January 28, 2015

Retail seems to have a faster moving cycle of jargony imperatives than many other industries: idioms du jour went from ‘online’ to ‘multichannel’ to ‘omnichannel’ in a few short years, closely followed by ‘mobile’ and ‘social.’

January 27, 2015

2014 was an interesting year in e-commerce. Who would have predicted that mobile commerce would explode the way it did? Advances in technology continue to influence consumer behavior and in turn their preferences are driving innovation in software and hardware.

January 14, 2015

In addition to educating attendees about the charitable activities of Retail ROI and presenting a heartfelt session from Katie Meyler, founder of Liberian non-profit More Than Me and a 2014 Time Person of the Year for her Ebola prevention efforts, this year’s ROI Super Saturday event in New York focused squarely on customer experience.

January 8, 2015

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. is reportedly considering the step of taking itself private.

December 8, 2014

The fall is always a busy time for new store openings as retailers head into their biggest selling season of the year. The five below are generating big buzz….as is the bonus one at the end.

November 5, 2014

 

In a move to streamline operations at its 700-plus locations, Smoothie King Franchises Inc. is rolling out Revel Systems’ iPad POS solution across its entire store network. The company said it selected the Revel platform for its scalability, speed and user-friendly technology.

October 20, 2014

The appointments of new chief executives of major brands always cause a stir, but Gap Inc.’s recent announcement that Art Peck would succeed Glenn Murphy hit Wall Street like a truck.

August 6, 2014

CBRE Group announced that it has acquired CBRE | Louisville.

August 6, 2014

The summer has brought with it a flurry of new store openings, from both established players and emerging online-offline stars. Check out the five below … and don’t miss the bonus at the end!